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Hydrofoils: Flying on Water

The AC72 is a speedster unlike any seen in previous America's Cups. Powered by a 130-foot tall wing sail and with the ability to hydrofoil. Foiling reduces d...
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Americas Cup AC72 true versus apparent wind - Part 1 - NauticEd

Americas Cup AC72 true versus apparent wind - Part 1 - NauticEd | hydrofoils | Scoop.it
Now with hydrofoils mounted on the Americas Cup AC72 sailing catamarans, we're seeing sub 20 degrees off the apparent wind. With few rudimentary calculations then and with out calling the design teams at Team New ...
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Hydrofoil Excellence EDC: Student Prize - MarineLink

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Hydrofoil Excellence EDC: Student Prize MarineLink To be clear, hydrofoils are "wings under water" that can substantially increase the speed, maneuverability and stability of suitable boats, ships and other watercraft by lifting them above the...
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Q&A: Engineering professors on America's Cup - MIT News

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Q&A: Engineering professors on America's Cup
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Jerome Milgram: For the hydrofoil boats, called foilers, the fluid mechanics of lift is paramount.
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This Year's America's Cup Boats Look Super Futuristic - Business Insider

This Year's America's Cup Boats Look Super Futuristic - Business Insider | hydrofoils | Scoop.it
Business Insider This Year's America's Cup Boats Look Super Futuristic Business Insider This is done with the help of hydrofoils, that will actually create lift like an airplane wing, and raises the hulls of the boats out of the water reducing the...
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SeaWaves Magazine: International Hydrofoil Society Establishes the ...

SeaWaves Magazine: International Hydrofoil Society Establishes the ... | hydrofoils | Scoop.it
To be clear, hydrofoils are "wings under water" that can substantially increase the speed, maneuverability and stability of suitable boats, ships and other watercraft by lifting them above the surface and waves of water through ...
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Foiling - Flying on Water - Hydrofoil Sailing

A new generation of sailing craft: www.c-fly.co.uk NOTE: Her cruising speed is above 25 knots - 40 knots in flat or rough water Exhilarating | Possibly Outra...
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International Hydrofoil Society Establishes the Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil ... - MFRTech (press release)

International Hydrofoil Society Establishes the Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil ... - MFRTech (press release) | hydrofoils | Scoop.it
International Hydrofoil Society Establishes the Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil ...
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Sailing Boats Through the Ages – History of Sailboats - YachtPals.com News

Sailing Boats Through the Ages – History of Sailboats - YachtPals.com News | hydrofoils | Scoop.it
YachtPals.com News Sailing Boats Through the Ages – History of Sailboats YachtPals.com News Using powerful computer programs to simulate the way they will behave has led to advances in the design of modern sailing craft hulls well beyond what was...
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Sailing-America's Cup boats to meet at start line after snags cleared - Reuters

Sailing-America's Cup boats to meet at start line after snags cleared Reuters Team New Zealand has logged more hours than Luna Rossa sailing the carbon-fiber AC72 catamarans, which have been criticized as dangerous and too unstable for the strong...
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